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Eoghan Harris writes a letter

Eoghan Harris (Yes, Virginia, the one that I took £1000 from) is in the Letters section of the Irish Times this morning.  He’s a bit upset by Prof Diarmuid Ferriter who, in his review of former President Mary McAleese’s memoir, mentions “journalist Eoghan Harris whom she rightly describes as ‘gratuitously vitriolic’ in his criticism of […]

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Prof John A Murphy, 2016 and how to fool yourself

It gets closer every day, and as it does the politicians in the south get more and more uneasy. I’m referring to the coming of the centenary of the  Easter 1916 Rising. Professor Ronan Fanning  has cut through the cringe-making government video for 2016 (which has since been withdrawn) by calling for a “shameless celebration” […]

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